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    Stolt Offshore and Daewoo awarded major contract in Angola

    News // June 7, 2002
    Stolt Offshore has announced the award of the $660 million Sanha condensate contract from CABGOC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Texaco, to a consortium of Stolt Offshore and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), of which the Stolt Offshore share is $240 million, $15 million of which is expected to be in 2002.

    The contract is for an EPIC project for the engineering, fabrication and installation of five offshore platforms with two linking bridges, the modification of three existing platforms and the installation of 100km of subsea pipelines ranging in diameterfrom four to thirty inches, in an average water depth of 100m.

    A substantial part of the platform fabrication work will be undertaken in the Stolt Offshore managed Sonamet yard at Lobito in Angola. These offshore facilities will be installed in the Sanha and Bomboco fields in the Cabinda area offshore Angola. The operator of these fields is CABGOC, on behalf of an oil company group of Sonangol, Chevron Texaco, Agip and TotalFinaElf.

    The engineering subsidiaries of Stolt Offshore, Paragon Engineering Services in Houston and Paragon Litwin in Paris, expect to undertake some 140,000 man-hours of engineering for the design of process modules, platforms and pipelines.

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